Forty-five (audio drama)

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Forty-five
Album cover
Big Finish Productions audio play
Series Doctor Who
Release number 115
Featuring Seventh Doctor
Ace
Hex
Writer Mark Morris
Nick Scovell
Mark Michalowski
Steven Hall
Director Ken Bentley
Executive producer(s) Nicholas Briggs
Jason Haigh-Ellery
Set between The Dark Husband and The Magic Mousetrap
Release date November 2008

Forty-five is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. As the play released at the forty-fifth anniversary of the first episode of Doctor Who, it is made of four one-part stories, by different authors, rather than the usual multi-part serial. All episodes featured the Seventh Doctor as played by Sylvester McCoy, Ace played by Sophie Aldred and Hex played by Philip Olivier.

Main Cast[edit]

False Gods[edit]

by Mark Morris
Thebes, Egypt, 1902. Howard Carter discovers the history of Userhat, servant of the god Amun.

Order of Simplicity[edit]

by Nick Scovell
Mind control experiments are uncovered on a remote planet.

  • Jon Glover — Dr Verryman
  • Lucy Adams — Mrs Crisp
  • Benedict Cumberbatch — Thing 2
  • Paul Lincoln — Thing 1

Casualties of War[edit]

by Mark Michalowski
Hex and Ace's pasts are pried on VE Day in London.

  • Paul Reynolds — Joey Carlisle
  • Linda Marlowe — May
  • Beth Chalmers — Audrey
  • Beth Chalmers — Miss Merchant
  • Andrew Dickens — PC Miller

The Word Lord[edit]

by Steven Hall
In 2045, in a secret bunker in the Antarctic, the Doctor meets the Word Lord.

  • Linda Marlowe — Commander Claire Spencer
  • Paul Reynolds — Nobody No-One
  • Andrew Dickens — Captain James Hurst
  • Paul Lincoln — Private Fenton
  • Beth Chalmers — System

Continuity[edit]

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